Acquisition of Castle’s

We are pleased to confirm that on 1st September 2018 Castle’s Solicitors of Romiley and Stalybridge joined our practice. This is an exciting time and welcome Castle’s clients to the Alfred Newton family. Castle’s are a traditional firm, whose values and ethos are very much aligned with our own. They were originally established in 1968 […]

Congratulations to our Trainee Solicitor, Julia Schofield

A big congratulations to Julia Schofield, our Trainee Solicitor, who has been accepted onto the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.  Julia’s admission to the Scheme recognises her knowledge, skill, experience and practice in the area of mental health law. Julia was also recently nominated for the Johnston Baker Ellis Award operated by Stockport Incorporated […]

A Change In Protecting Tenants’ Deposits – Landlords Beware!

It has come to most private Landlords’ attention by now that Tenants’ deposits must be protected in one of the four appropriate government-backed schemes, a rule which came into force on 6 April 2007. Following this rule, there was some argument about when the prescribed information, about where the deposit is held, must be sent […]

Panel success for Alfred Newton’s

We are pleased to announce the recent success of Jennifer Penman and Janet Davies.   Jennifer has recently been appointed to the Law Society Children Panel meaning that she is now able to act on behalf of children in family proceedings.  Jennifer is extremely pleased to have achieved panel membership, indicative of her many years’ […]

First time buyer discount

Trying to get your foot on the property ladder? We know that times are tough for first time buyers.  To try and help we will reduce our fees by £50 for all first time buyers for a limited time only. If you would like further information or require a quote please do not hesitate to […]

Alfred Newton’s welcome Kathryn Gibson to the Mental Health team

Alfred Newton Solicitors are pleased to welcome Kathryn Gibson to our Mental Health Department. Kathryn joins us as Head of the Department specialising in representing patients detained under the Mental Health Act. Kathryn also has a keen interest in children matters. Kathryn studied her Law Degree and Legal Practice Course at Staffordshire University graduating in […]

Janet Davies

Alfred Newton Solicitors are pleased to welcome Janet Davies to our Bredbury office. Janet joined Alfred Newton in January 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience in conveyancing and elderly client law. Janet has been qualified for over 30 years after studying at Nottingham University. She has spent the last 30 years specialising in […]


There are changes to Legal Aid taking place in April 2013. From 1st April it will be more difficult to obtain Legal Aid, particularly for family and housing matters. For example there will only be legal aid for divorce, contact matters and residence disputes in extremely limited circumstances. If you need advice make sure that […]